The MLK Countywide Committee and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee hosted the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on January 16, 2022, at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts. The featured keynote speaker was Derek Barber King, Sr., a nephew of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Three awards were given out:
- Janice Walker – Recipient of the Doris Hoskins Prestigious Community Service Award
- Courage Connection – Recipient of the James R. Burgess, Jr. – Susan Freiburg Humanitarian Award
- James TYGAR Corbin – Recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award